Santiago

Summary data
Typecity (independent component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count37
Postal code3311
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)255.50 km2 (98.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)134,830
Density (2015)528 / km2 (1,367 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 41' North, 121° 33' East (16.6875, 121.5446)
Estimated elevation above sea level86.0 meters (282.2 feet)

Santiago is a landlocked independent component city in the coastal province of Isabela.

The city has a land area of 255.50 square kilometers or 98.65 square miles which constitutes 2.06% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 134,830. This represented 8.46% of the total population of Isabela province, or 3.91% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 528 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,367 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santiago has 37 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Abra1.30%1,7561,58011.14%2.03%
Ambalatungan1.15%1,5471,37612.43%2.26%
Balintocatoc2.80%3,7773,5984.97%0.93%
Baluarte3.88%5,2254,28222.02%3.86%
Bannawag Norte1.07%1,4361,17722.01%3.86%
Batal6.28%8,4617,9945.84%1.09%
Buenavista2.97%4,0103,7766.20%1.15%
Cabulay2.46%3,3203,452-3.82%-0.74%
Calao East2.42%3,2594,111-20.72%-4.33%
Calao West1.05%1,4111,02437.79%6.29%
Calaocan4.82%6,4966,1765.18%0.97%
Centro East0.91%1,2231,823-32.91%-7.32%
Centro West0.88%1,1852,375-50.11%-12.40%
Divisoria3.24%4,3734,3720.02%0.00%
Dubinan East1.40%1,8882,485-24.02%-5.10%
Dubinan West2.30%3,1033,312-6.31%-1.23%
Luna0.82%1,1001,0039.67%1.77%
Mabini4.62%6,2237,724-19.43%-4.03%
Malvar2.60%3,5083,3056.14%1.14%
Nabbuan2.53%3,4173,04012.40%2.25%
Naggasican4.12%5,5605,3793.36%0.63%
Patul4.05%5,4594,62118.13%3.22%
Plaridel4.63%6,2456,531-4.38%-0.85%
Rizal10.24%13,80312,7098.61%1.58%
Rosario8.49%11,44111,3640.68%0.13%
Sagana3.32%4,4733,66721.98%3.86%
Salvador1.48%1,9911,68718.02%3.20%
San Andres1.30%1,7471,37127.43%4.72%
San Isidro0.78%1,05084823.82%4.15%
San Jose0.89%1,1951,03215.79%2.83%
Santa Rosa0.52%70360516.20%2.90%
Sinili1.09%1,4691,33510.04%1.84%
Sinsayon2.35%3,1723,246-2.28%-0.44%
Victory Norte3.49%4,7075,055-6.88%-1.35%
Victory Sur1.74%2,3482,1668.40%1.55%
Villa Gonzaga1.28%1,7231,6196.42%1.19%
Villasis0.76%1,0261,584-35.23%-7.94%
Santiago Total134,830132,8041.53%0.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santiago for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,285,450,458.16.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009835,811,201.03
2010934,811,974.4511.84%
20111,002,370,377.927.23%
2012863,592,272.25-13.84%
2013914,304,755.355.87%
20141,045,463,202.1114.35%
20151,171,250,672.6012.03%
20161,285,450,458.169.75%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Santiago is 5 to 9, with 14,148 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 891 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,676
1 to 411,292
5 to 914,148
10 to 1413,211
15 to 1912,774
20 to 2412,829
25 to 2911,237
30 to 3410,419
35 to 399,620
40 to 447,981
45 to 497,466
50 to 546,184
55 to 595,144
60 to 643,909
65 to 692,566
70 to 741,416
75 to 791,067
80 and over891
Total134,830

Historical population

The population of Santiago grew from 39,440 in 1960 to 134,830 in 2015, an increase of 95,390 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.29%, or an increase of 2,026 people, from the previous population of 132,804 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
39,440
49,6882.29%
59,2473.59%
69,8773.35%
90,7872.65%
98,5421.55%
110,5312.49%
126,2441.85%
132,8041.86%
134,8300.29%

Location

The city center of Santiago is situated at approximately 16° 41' North, 121° 33' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 86.0 meters or 282.2 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Santiago are Cauayan, Ilagan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Baguio, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Cordon, Ramon, San Isidro, Diffun, Echague, and Saguday. Its distance from the national capital is 239.80 kilometers (149.01 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Cauayan, Isabela, 36.14 kilometers (22.45 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 62.45 kilometers (38.80 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 81.07 kilometers (50.37 miles) to the North (N8°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 104.31 kilometers (64.81 miles) to the North (N11°E)
  • Baguio, 106.02 kilometers (65.88 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • San Jose, Nueva Ecija, 115.68 kilometers (71.88 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)

Distance from Manila: 239.80 kilometers (149.01 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 134,830, ranked 98 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 98.65 square kilometers, ranked 394 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 528 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 344 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.29%, ranked 121 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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